News - Macon Resources

MRI Hosts Third Annual Field Day

After postponing the regularly scheduled field day in May due to weather, Macon Resources was thrilled to finally host community Field Day on September 8, 2022. Along with regularly scheduled events like the cookout, music, and kickball, MRI also presented two inaugural awards. The first award presented on Field Day was the Champion of Change […]

Posted: September 19, 2022 | View More »

The ADA’S 31st Anniversary

Today, July 26th, is the Americans with Disabilities Act 31st Anniversary. MRI is proud to provide services that support the ADA and excited to celebrate 31 years of having the ADA in place! MRI works to reflect the ADA’s mission into our own. Meaningful Meadows, employment programs, community participation programs, and transportation services are a […]

Posted: July 26, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Dorothy

A true MRI veteran! Dorothy has been part of MRI’s programs for almost 25 years. During her time here she has grown into an amazing woman, and we are so excited to share her story. Watch to find out how we are building meaningful lives!

Posted: July 15, 2021 | View More »

Macon Birdies Golf Camp

Today, June 21st, was the first day for the Macon Birdies Golf Camp. South Side Country Club has partnered with MRI to sponsor a golf camp for 60 persons served. South Side’s General Manager, Nick Taute, had the idea to offer a one & a half hour long camp that would teach persons served basic […]

Posted: June 21, 2021 | View More »

MRI celebrates the start of construction 30 years ago

This June we are celebrating 30 years since construction began at our current MRI facility. MRI has come a long way from being two small non-profit organizations to an organization with extensive programing and services. The merge of Progress Resource Center and Macon County Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc. in 1988, combined the resources of both organizations […]

Posted: June 7, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Justin

Posted: May 27, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Tim

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, MRI’s April Impact story highlights one of our persons served who has been receiving services for over 20 years! Meet Tim! Tim was diagnosed with autism at the age of 6. His journey with MRI began in 1999 when he joined the situational assessment program, and shortly after that, […]

Posted: April 23, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Lawrence

Meet Lawrence! Lawrence has received services from MRI for the past 16 years. Everyone who has ever interacted with or heard Lawrence’s story will tell you he has overcome a life-time’s worth of obstacles and has so much to be proud of. MRI is so happy and proud to share Lawrence’s story of becoming independent […]

Posted: March 25, 2021 | View More »

Spread The Word: Inclusion 2021 Connection

Last week, March 3rd, was spread the word: inclusion day. Spread the word to end the word is a campaign with the belief that “the world would be better if all people were valued, respected, embraced, and included.” however, the group that lacks inclusion most are individuals with developmental disabilities. This is why each year […]

Posted: March 9, 2021 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Shawn

Meet Shawn! Shawn has worked at Walmart for 3 months as a cart retriever. He also assists in carrying out groceries for customers! Shawn first came to MRI back in 2013. After working a couple of jobs that didn’t work out, Shawn decided that he wanted to go back to school. With help from the […]

Posted: October 30, 2020 | View More »